Hattiesburg, MS (August 20, 2020) – Around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, August 18, one person was killed and others were injured in a Hattiesburg fatal crash.
Highway Patrol officials were immediately called to the scene where they discovered that two vehicles collided at the intersection of US-98 and Cole Road. Through initial investigations, they found that Bryce Mitchell was driving his Nissan passenger vehicle and made a left turn onto Cole Road. A Nissan SUV, driven by Ashia Smith, crashed into the side of the passenger vehicle.
Mitchell was not injured as a result of the crash. However, his passenger identified as 22-year-old Jackson Weaver was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
Smith and her passenger, Angela Adams, were both injured as a result of the collision and taken to the hospital.
The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
Mississippi is no stranger to fatal collisions, which happen every single day throughout the state. In just one year’s time, it is reported that approximately 685 individuals are killed in these life-altering accidents due to the negligence of others. According to statistics, approximately 22 people out of every 100,000 residents will be killed in Mississippi car accidents. These accidents can happen in the blink of an eye and leave a family feeling unprepared. Suffering the loss of a loved one due to an accident might be one of the most tragic things that you and your family have ever experienced. Because of this, it is important to have a skilled attorney by your side.
Your life could be turned upside-down in the event of a fatal collision. Not only do family members feel alone as they grieve their losses, but they may also wonder what types of compensation they are eligible for that can make them feel whole once again. With an attorney by your side, you might be able to obtain compensation for aspects like medical expenses, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and so much more. Working with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney will help you move forward during these overwhelming times.
At www.mamajustice.com, our accident attorneys are dedicated to every aspect of your claim after losing a loved one in a collision that is not their fault. We have handled many claims for those who have suffered these excruciating losses in the past. You can find out more about our attorneys and their specialties at https://www.mamajustice.com/our-team/. Many people are unsure about how they can move forward after losing somebody closest to them but we want you to know that you do not have to stand alone. If you have suffered losses and wonder where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice at (662) 262-6264 so that we can help you with every aspect of your claim.
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